Mumbai, May 11th , 2017:  Randstad India, one of the country's leading HR service providers today announced the appointment of Paul Dupuis as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Paul is taking over the mantle from Dr. Moorthy K. Uppaluri, who served as the MD& CEO of Randstad India over the last 4 years.

Paul Dupuis, a global leader with a commendable track record in hands-on business growth and organizational transformation management will now spearhead the next phase of growth for Randstad India. He comes with over 24 years of professional expertise and experience in Asia across Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong & Korea. Paul’s extensive industry experience and network has been gained from handling key leadership roles in recruitment, strategic planning and business development, spanning renowned organizations.

Prior to joining Randstad India, Paul served as the Managing Director of Professionals (Search & Selection), Engineers (temp & perm), RPO and GCS of Randstad Japan from 2013, where he was inducted as a board member in 2014.

Commenting on the appointment, Paul van de  Kerkhof, Chairman, Randstad India and representative of Randstad Holding said, ”Given the growth trajectory and market potential of India, it continues to be one of the most critical emerging markets for the Randstad Group. We are delighted to have Paul Dupuis on board as the new CEO, who has an illustrious track record and global expertise. He comes with a proven ability to create strategic priorities, drive innovation and methodical execution to deliver sustained results and make our Tech and Touch strategy a reality in India. I am sure his passion for results will help the organization remain at the forefront and realize its long term vision. Also, I would like to thank Dr.Moorthy for his dedicated service, which involved many significant accomplishments and for playing a critical role in the evolution of Randstad India over the last four years.”

On being elevated as the new CEO, Paul Dupuis said, “I am very excited about the opportunity to lead the Randstad India team as we enter a new phase of growth and expansion. I look forward to continuing what has been started and go full speed ahead on the path of success that the organization is on today to fulfill this tremendous responsibility of delivering meaningful outcomes for all our stakeholders”.

Paul Dupuis is a graduate from The University of Windsor, has completed a Professional Development Program from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia and has also participated in executive training programs at INSEAD in France & Singapore. Additionally, Paul is the Chairman of HOPE International Sustainable Development Agency (JP), focusing on clean water projects and micro-credit programs, with a mission to help the neglected poor become self-reliant.

About Randstad India: 

Randstad India offers the broadest HR services portfolio ranging from Staffing, Search & Selection to Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO). The organization has a vast network of offices across the country to be within the reach of clients, candidates and flexi workers. The company, previously called Ma Foi is a leader in the HR services industry in India for the past 25 years and became part of Randstad through its global acquisition of Vedior in 2008. The Randstad Group is one of the leading HR services providers in the world, active in 39 countries across the globe. Randstad India continues to focus on developing customized and innovative HR services, leveraging on its unique strengths of geographical presence and end-to-end capability across all HR service functions.

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About Randstad:

The Randstad Group is a global leader in the HR services industry and specialized in solutions in the field of flexible work and human resources services. Our services range from regular temporary Staffing and permanent placements to Inhouse Services, Professionals, and HR Solutions (including Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Managed Services Programs, and outplacement). By combining our human touch with technology-driven solutions and tools, we aim to offer both clients and candidates the best tools and solutions for increased efficiency and engagement, connecting more people to more jobs. Randstad has top-three positions in Argentina, Belgium & Luxembourg, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, and the United States, and major positions in Australia and Japan. At year-end 2016, Randstad had 36,524 corporate employees and 4,752 branches and Inhouse locations in 39 countries around the world. In 2016, Randstad generated revenue of € 20.7 billion. Randstad was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands. Randstad Holding nv is listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam, where options for stocks in Randstad
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